Mrs Els de Wind > Van Doorne > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Van Doorne
JACHTHAVENWEG 121
1081 KM AMSTERDAM
PO BOX 75265, 1070 AG AMSTERDAM
Netherlands
Els de Wind photo

Work Department

Employment, Outsourcing, ICT, Privacy, Financial Institutions

Position

Trusted advisor and seasoned employment lawyer with focus on corporate employment law and international employment law, HR regulatory, governance, industrial relations (works councils and unions), employee privacy and executive departures.

Career

Over 35 years of experience. Has held major international roles including Global Head of Employment PwC, Chair International Bar’s (IBA) Employment and Industrial Relations Committee and Co-Chair European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA). Currently Co-Chair of the IBA Global Employment Institute. Member of the Editorial Board of the recently launched International Employment Lawyer, a platform for timely reporting and analysis of the latest news and trends affecting the management of global workforces. Regular moderator and speaker at conferences, member of various think tanks on international and cross-border employment law. Teaches courses, writes articles and book contributions. Gained vast management experience in other management roles. High profile and good reputation in the Dutch, European and global markets.

Languages

Dutch, English, French, German.

Memberships

IBA, ABA, XBHR, EELA and the Dutch employment law associations

Education

Law degree, Nijmegen University, 1983. Certificates Private International Law and Public International Law, Hague Academy for International Law, 1983. LLM International and Comparative Law, VUB (Free University Brussels), 1984.

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Employment

(Leading individuals)

Els de WindVan Doorne

Van Doorne’s multi-disciplinary employment and pensions team is well regarded for cross-border reorganisations, restructuring and M&A matters. The practice also has strength in pensions work, as well as contentious matters. Els de Wind and Marjolijn Lips head the group, with de Wind bringing 35 years of experience in litigation, works council and governance matters. Steven Sterk, who was promoted to partner in January 2021, has considerable experience in the healthcare and life sciences sector. Senior associate Cara Pronk advises on European and international employment law.